HOLDREGE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska State Patrol says a head-on crash on a south-central state roadway has killed two drivers and critically injured a child.
The patrol says in a news release that the crash happened Tuesday morning on U.S. Highway 6 just west of Holdrege when a pickup truck crossed the center line and crashed into a minivan.
Investigators say the driver of the truck, 29-year-old Dylan Skeen of Holdrege, was taken to a Kearney hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The patrol says the driver of the minivan was 36-year-old Kerri Bernstrauch of Holdrege, who died at the scene.
Officials say a child in the minivan was taken to a Kearney hospital, then flown to an Omaha hospital.